Abortion

IPPF works to ensure that every woman and girl has the human right to choose to be pregnant or not and we will continue to supply and support safe and legal abortion services and care. We are committed to reducing the number of deaths of women and girls who are forced to turn to unsafe abortion methods. Make Abortion Safe. Make Abortion Legal. For all Women and Girls. Everywhere.

Abortion and the referendum in Ireland

25 May 2018 brought a landslide victory for the Yes campaign to repeal the eighth amendment in the Irish constitution. Meet some of the people who tirelessly campaigned to repeal the eighth amendment, what it means to them and the future of women and girls in Ireland.

Safe Abortion Action Fund in Uganda

Hosted by IPPF, the Safe Abortion Action ...

Empowering school students for change

Rural communities in Uganda have a high prevalence rate of gender inequality, sexual abuse and incest. There is little provision of sexual and reproductive health services and abortion is highly restricted. With training and support, peer educators have been educating friends about sexual and reproductive health.

Sex workers in Uganda: fighting violence and inequality

In Uganda, 42% of all pregnancies each year are unintended. The country's weak economy is exacerbated by high levels of gender inequality and poor access to jobs for women. Many women who turn to sex work are at risk of abuse and often rape. Abortion is heavily restricted in Uganda and clandestine safe services are very costly. This results in further poverty for many sex workers and sometimes unplanned pregnancies or even death from unsafe abortion.

Overview

Uganda has one of the highest fertility ...

Commission on Population Development 2008

To the Forty First Session of the ...

Commission on Population and Development: Resolution 2009

Resolution 2009/1 The contribution of ...

Commission on Population and Development: Resolution 2010

Resolution 2009/1 The contribution of ...

Commission on Population and Development 2014: IPPF written statement

Submission to the Commission on ...

Commission on Population and Development 2014: IPPF written statement

Submission to the Commission on ...